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Peloponnese Sights

National Bank

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Updated 05/18/2011

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This contemporary structure displays an amusing union of Mycenaean and modern Greek architectural elements fashioned with concrete. (The Mycenaeans covered their tholos tombs [circular vaults] with mounds of dirt; the bank's ungainly appearance may explain why.)

sculptures. Take a look at the sculptures of a winged lion of St. Mark (which graced the main gate in the city's landward wall, long since demolished) and of Kalliope Papalexopoulou (a leader of the

revolt against King Otho), whose house once stood in the vicinity. Square next to National Bank, 21100.

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South of Syntagma Sq., Nafplion, Greece

Updated 05/18/2011

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